Tag Archives: sun

Stitching sunshine

Still working on Monolith, there is now a silk sun in the sky.  The silk is part of an old hand-painted scarf which has made several suns since it retired as a garment.  I like to think that cloth is happy … Continue reading

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Remembering sky

When I was very young I used to amuse myself by imagining that dawn was an artist who painted the sky a different colour each morning.  Some days she mixed her paints too wet and the excess water would drip … Continue reading

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Solstice

May your sun shine brightly on this longest day

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Preparing an honest face

A cloth filled with sun, for the summer solstice this weekend: The sun rays are layered between gold mesh and very sheer chiffon, with the disc of the sun on the surface. Originally, I wanted to make it a ‘storybook’ sun, with a face, … Continue reading

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Summer sun

More exploration with the trees sketches: This is about 8″ x 6″; layered fabrics on a cotton canvas backing, and heavily stitched. An interesting exercise.  The result is very literal, which is what I intended.  On the painting, the tree extends … Continue reading

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May sunrise

‘We were up long before the day-o… …to welcome in the summer, to welcome in the May-o… … for summer is a-coming in… …and winter’s gone away-o’ The words are from a traditional May Day song, which a little crowd … Continue reading

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